Lucapa Diamond Company (ASX:LOM) announced financial results for the quarter ended 30 September 2022.

Record 13,022 carats recovered.

Record number of Specials (diamonds >10.8 carats) recovered.

National Bank of Angola approves full repatriation of Lucapa?s alluvial investment loan to SML with repayments immediately made by SML.

7,596 carats recovered and 305,091 tonnes processed.

Workstreams to address mass balance and capacity constraints advanced.

New waste treatment plant commissioned.

Native Title Assumption deed for the Merlin mineral lease executed.

Feasibility progressing well ? delays in third-party studies and reports.

Lulo Kimberlite Bulk Sample Plant commissioned - treatment of priority kimberlites commenced.

Discovered two new kimberlites at Lulo.

Soil sampling of the seven new Merlin hyperspectral targets commenced.

Preparations advanced for drilling programs.

Received ~A$7.0 million in repayments from SML in respect of alluvial capital loan.

Following the announcement the company?s share price fell 3.508%.